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Easy Split Pea Soup with Ham

It’s definitely starting to feel like winter around here. The past month or so we’ve been so utterly spoiled with the weather. Around Christmas the temperatures here were in the...

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Garlicky Toasted Almond Basmati Rice

Meet my go-to side dish for just about everything. I recently updated the my Broiled Tilapia Parmesan recips since over the years I’ve played around and changed a few ingredients...

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2015: A Year in Review

2015 has been one heck of a year and is by far one of the most exciting years of my life. It’s true! 2015 was my favorite year thus...

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Cranberry White Chocolate & Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

I’ve just begun my Christmas shopping. I know-I know. There’s just over a week left before the holidays are here and I’m not really even close to being done....

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Sausage & Arugula Stuffed Shells + a Chunky Tomato Sauce

I hate saying goodbye to a fantastic weekend. They always go by way to fast, yet Monday through Friday just sort of drags. Why is that? Saturday, Pat and I...

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Peppermint Icebox Cake

This dessert will be the death of me. A deliciously sweet, chocolatey death covered with peppermint whipped cream and candy pieces. Truth: I’m more of a mint chocolate chip person, I...

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Peppermint Whipped Cream Recipe

Homemade whipped cream is where it’s all at. I make whipped cream from scratch all the time. I like that I can control the quality of ingredients I’m using and HELLO! it’s a thousand times better...

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Bacon Mushroom Risotto + Lagostina Risotto Pot Giveaway

Meet my first risotto recipe on this here blog. I love risotto. It’s creamy texture and the many optional mix-ins. If my eyes spot it on a menu, nine times...

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Roasted Ginger Carrot Soup

I’m absolutely smitten with this carrot soup! I love carrots, but as the base to a soup? I wasn’t so sure I would. BUT I SO DO!! Last week,...

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Fiestadas

Please tell me you’ve experienced the deliciousness that is- the fiestada. Essentially it’s a taco pizza and it was one of only a few delicious and edible items served at...